I'm feeling suicidal / I'm worried about someone who might be suicidal.
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Spectrum Life is our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which is a confidential, neutral service provided by an external company to support colleagues at the University, including free counselling.
Spectrum Life for confidential counselling and support
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Spectrum Life is an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which is a confidential, neutral service provided by an external company to support colleagues at the University.
You can contact Spectrum Life by freephone UK: 0808 196 2016 / International: 00353 1 518 0277.
You can also go through the Spectrum Life online portal using this code: EAPSPECTRUMLIFE
Spectrum Life is free of charge and provides advice, counselling and in-the-moment support to University employees/PhD students, their partners and their dependants over 16. It offers assistance with:
- Counselling: free access to up to six sessions **
- 24/7 freephone line with a mental health professional providing in the moment support
- Legal information
- Financial information
- Consumer information
- Career guidance
- Life coaching
- Health information
- Cancer support
- Infertility & pregnancy loss
- Elder care support
- Parent coaching
- International employee support
** Please note that, if your case is considered to be more complex than can be covered in 6 sessions, Spectrum Life may advise alternative options including free NHS IAPT Talking Therapy Services or private counselling which would not be covered by the University.
This is just one wellbeing support option for colleagues. Find out more about our wellbeing information, tools and support.